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Amobee Brings Advertising Expertise To U.S.

February 27, 2007 7:41 pm | by Sue Marek | News | Comments

Amobee Media Systems has opened an office in the U.S. and hired a wireless veteran to launch the company’s business in the Americas.

U.S. Wireless Online Seeks Financial Advice

February 27, 2007 7:39 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

U.S. Wireless Online believes it has growth potential and has hired investment banking firm Antaeus Capital to assist the company in assessing its financial options.

Carrier Content Executives – Why The Revolving Door?

February 27, 2007 7:39 pm | by Sue Marek | News | Comments

Is it just me or does it appear as though some of the top wireless carriers are having difficulty keeping their mobile content executives from leaving their positions? I realize that mobile entertainment is a burgeoning field and people with expertise in both entertainment and wireless are a hot commodity but it cer


China Digital Buys into 3G Equipment Market

February 27, 2007 7:39 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

Looking for an inroad into the 3G market, battery component manufacturer China Digital Communications is purchasing Galaxy View International.

News Briefs for June 30, 2006

February 27, 2007 7:39 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Alltel, Abanco, VeriFone, Speedus Corporation, Verizon Wireless, UTStarcom, Nomadix, Rosum Corporation, Telefonica Moviles Espana, Research In Motion, Palm and Synchronoss Technologies.

JibJab Parodies Make Leap to Wireless

February 27, 2007 7:34 pm | by Sue Marek | News | Comments

During the 2004 presidential election, JibJab's 2-minute online animated parody of presidential candidates President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., trading barbs while singing a twisted version of "This Land Is Your Land" became a quick hit on the Internet. Millions tuned into JibJab's Website to view the online cartoon and send it to friends around the world via an e-mail link.

Profiles in Excellence

February 27, 2007 7:34 pm | by Rhonda Wickham, Editor-in-Chief | News | Comments

Colin Powell once sagely advised that if you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. He said that excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude. For its 8th Annual Excellence Awards, Wireless Week's editors sifted through the performance of hundreds of wireless companies in search of that prevailing attitude.

Data Puts New Demands on Tech Support

February 27, 2007 7:34 pm | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

As wireless carriers offer more services beyond voice to the enterprise, they're also expanding what they traditionally have done to earn a nickel. For instance, what happens when an enterprise has a problem with a data service, especially if that data service is a mobilized version of an in-house application? That question raises other questions, most of them centering on what kind of service


Applying Wireless Rx to Health Care

February 27, 2007 7:34 pm | by Karen Brown | News | Comments

Using a business prescription written even before its merger with AT&T Wireless, Cingular Wireless now is looking to dispense a wider range of wireless services for the health care industry. The wireless carrier in the past few months has made several strategic deals to strengthen its applications portfolio to attract more medical enterprise customers, and it views that as a healthy opportu

Vendors Ready HSDPA for Reality

February 27, 2007 7:34 pm | by Sue Marek | News | Comments

When Cingular Wireless debuts the 20 markets that it's planning to upgrade to UMTS/high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) in the fourth quarter of this year, the spotlight will be on the U.S. operator, which likely will be one of the first carriers to introduce HSDPA technology worldwide. NTT DoCoMo in Japan plans to launch HSDPA in early 2006 and European operator O2 will launch HSDPA in th

Trojan Targets BlackBerry

February 27, 2007 7:33 pm | by Susan Rush | News | Comments

Research In Motion's BlackBerry device can be hacked, according to security solutions provider Secure Computing Corporation, which points to a Trojan horse created by one security researcher. Through a back channel, BlackBerrys could provide entry into an organization's networks.

News Briefs for Aug. 9, 2006

February 27, 2007 7:33 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

TeleCommunication Systems, Lucent Technologies, BelAir Networks, Sprint Nextel, Metro One Telecommunications, SunCom Wireless, Atheros Communications, ZyDAS Technology Corporation, Quatech, Digi-Key Corporation, NTT DoCoMo, KDDI Corporation, Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company, Vodafone K.K. and Synchronica.

Alltel Gains Revenue, But Shares Slide

February 27, 2007 7:32 pm | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Alltel may have produced double-digit revenue growth in the third quarter, but its shares took a beating as results didn’t match Wall Street estimates. In early trading, shares were down more than 7 percent, trading at $53.88 on heavier than average volume.

Reports / Emerging Technologies Flash Newsletter, April 13, 2006

February 27, 2007 7:31 pm | News | Comments

New Media, Base Stations, Generation HERE, Multimedia Handsets

Blue Coat Intros Filter-Rich Solution

February 27, 2007 7:31 pm | News | Comments

High on the priority list for wireless carriers these days is protecting their subscribers, particularly children, from pornography and harmful content as well as banning illegal child pornography from its networks.


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